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World Soybean Research Conference 18 – 23 June 2023

World Soybean Research Conference 18 – 23 June 2023

PROGRAM UPDATE and EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION ENDING SOON World Soybean Research Conference 11 (WSRC11) 18 - 23 June 2023, Vienna, Austria    The updated program for the World Soybean Research Conference is now available. View the sessions and experts chairing...

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XVI. International Lupin Conference

XVI. International Lupin Conference

  „Breeding, Cultivation and Use of Lupins for a Sustainable Agriculture – Recent Developments"   19.-23. June 2023 in Rostock, Germany    The Federal Office for Agriculture and Food (BLE) and the Julius Kühn Institute - Federal Research Centre for...

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Global Bean March meeting

Global Bean March meeting

  Growing exotic legume species Discover how to grow unknown legume species   16 March 2023, 17:00 - 18:30 CET     The Fabaceae family is immense. Beans have been one of the most widely used crops for millennia, and have been used in the human diet as a...

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      Do we need to breed for regional adaptation in soybean?

      In this study, we employed 50 soybean genotypes to perform a multi-location trial at seven locations across Germany in 2021. Two environmental target regions were determined following the latitude of the locations.

      Transition to legume‑supported farming in Europe through redesigning cropping systems

      Legume-supported cropping systems affect environmental, production, and economic impacts. In Europe, legume production is still marginal with grain legumes covering less than 3% of arable land. A transition towards legume-supported systems could contribute to a higher level of protein self-sufficiency and lower environmental impacts of agriculture. Suitable ...

      High-throughput screening of soybean di-nitrogen fixation and seed nitrogen content using spectral sensing

      Biological nitrogen fixation mediated through symbiosis with rhizobial bacteria is a unique feature of legume crops. Under organic farming conditions, it is the main source of nitrogen in crop rotations. Therefore, nitrogen fixation of grain legumes has a substantial impact on crop performance, harvest product quality, and nitrogen balance of crop rotations....

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            Plant proteins in ruminant nutrition

            Dr Lorna MacPherson presents on the role plant proteins in ruminant diets. The slides were presented as part of a workshop on plant proteins.

            Plant proteins in food policy

            Professor Mads Fischer-Moller's presentation focuses on how is approaching plant proteins for human consumption. The slides were presented as part of a workshop on plant proteins.

            Pulses in monogastric rations

            Professor Jos Houdijk's presentation focuses on the opportunities for replacing soya with other legumes. The slides were presented as part of a workshop on plant proteins.